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opinion is changing so fast. as the supreme court takes up same-sex marriage, there is a stunning swing in its acceptance. today 58% to 49% in favor. president obama changed his mind. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. >> reporter: hillary clinton agreed last week. mitt romney's stand against gay marriage surely hurt him in november. >> white evangelicals form a strong part of the republican base and are overwhelmingly opposed but others supports free freedom to marry. >> marriage laws are designed to attach mothers and fathers to each other and to the children that they may create and raise in the best environment. >> reporter: despite the snow, people are camped at the supreme court to get inside for tomorrow's argument. >> i have a lot of gay friends. i don't think they should be denied the right to marry the person they love. >> chief justice roberts set aside a seat for his cousin, a lesbian, who wants theo justice to declare the ban unconstitutional. chris and sandy raised four boys and want to marry. >> we
the timing of these changes in the forecast in just a few minutes. >>> in less than an hour parents and educators are planning a protest called think before you pink. it's happening at tonight's school board meeting in santa clara. bottom line, they don't want any teachers to lose their jauobs. the state deadline for pink slips is coming up. the board has money and should be focusing on class size, music, library hours and raises for educators instead of layoffs. the rally is scheduled to start at 6:00 this evening at the district office. nbc bay area's george katayama is there and will have a live report at 6:00. >>> a new proposal could call the deer don train station into san jose -- in san jose into silicon valley's version of times square. the city wants to transform the area into a central entertainment district. the plans include room for a new stadium for the a's, thousands of new residential units and nearly five million square feet of new office space. the plan would also add a b.a.r.t. extension and bullet train hub. they plan to draft an environmental impact report this
's echbtd to ensure there's no violence. well, time to change the timeline, coming up the new look of facebook that will be coming next week. >>> and a beautiful shot from our nbc bay area helicopter. but, good thing you do not have smell-o-vision. we will explain the stinky situation in the seaside neighborhood next. and good afternoon, i'm jeff ranieri live in the north bay where the sun is out and so are the petaluma little leaguers who made it all the way to the little league world series last year. we will talk baseball and weather and opening day right here in the north bay coming up in a few minutes. >> nice job, you guys! mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ at&t. [ traffic passi
of uninsured people in the bay area were given access to life-changing medical care today. we're not talking about checkups now. doctors and staff at kaiser medical center volunteered their skills to provide same-day surgeries for about 30 people. among the surgeries performed, cataract removal, hernia repairs. they started the program back in 1993. >> here we are 20 years later, 10,000 patients, 1,200 volunteers, and about $80 million of donated services. it's ooh a remark accomplishment without the entire health care system pitching in. >> if you want more information on the program, program called operation is set for april. >>> in the bayous of louisiana and texas researchers have discovered a potential medical break through in alligators. >> reporter: these keepers of the bayou are known for their tenacity. but behind the alligators' piercing eyes and sharp teeth is an immune system that's as ferocious as the serene creature. >> they put a lot of pressure on themselves to develop this immune system we even been studying for the last 12 years. >> reporter: he handles them like his own ch
bats. the changes put the tsa more in line with international regulation. >>> investigating a pilot's report of a drone flying over new york city yesterday. a pilot for the airlines says an unmanned aircraft came within 200 feet of his passenger plane. his plane was flying from rome to jfk. he described the drone as black and no more than three feet wide with four propellers. the boeing 737 landed safely. >>> in health matters tonight, we're looking at lipo transfer. instead of using a synthetic filler. the doctor recycles fat from the patient's body. extracting the fat isn't very invasive so patients can stay conscious. the doctor fills out the cheeks and gives a youthful look. and does not leave marks on the skin. >>> now to our bay area proud series where we profile people doing the right thing for our community. tonight the right thing is also delicious. and it started with a favor for a friend. >> one north bay woman said yes to a friend six years ago. now hundreds of families are thankful for it. here's the remarkable efforts. >> reporter: the favor, a friend was to teach her
out by this upcoming weekend with the time change on sunday. i have been in quite a glory moment here. we finally have rainfall, and i'm loving it. >> coming up next, the accidental discovery by scientists that could fight debilitating diseases. stay with us. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> call it a happy accident, bay area researchers studying the difference between healthy cancer cells and dangerous ones have made a discovery. >> breast tissue cells have the same characteristics as stem cells. marianne fav vro is here are a closer look. >> what's so promising about the special cells is they can change and become a potential type of cell. so researchers hope they can generate insulin to help people with diabetes. and that's just the beginning. researchers are looking to understand more about breast cancer when they ma
it signals change for a church that's been wrestling with challenges, including a shortage of priests and a sexual abuse crisis. >> let's hope that we can have some changes and the american catholic church is very different than the rest of the world. so i think it's quite important that everyone be listened to. >> for latino catholics, we see it as a triumph. but with the triumph comes the cross. >> reporter: st. mary's cathedral will hold a special noon mass tomorrow to celebrate the new pope. that mass will be officiated by the archbishop of san francisco. again, it will take place right here tomorrow at noon. reporting live in san francisco, i'm jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> thanks, jodi. we have a complete section on our website dedicated to the election of the new pope, including video of the celebrations and more about what goes into the pope's name choice. >>> new details in a case we brought you last night. parents are threatening to pull their kids out of a preschool after a teacher was arrested for allegedly trying to drug the toddlers. there are also threats of a l
you know when that arrives and when it moves out in a couple minutes. >>> the big change that's expected to have a big impact on crime in one east bay city. details are next. >>> a san francisco supervisor says it's time to do more to protect women from planned parenthood protesters after complaints that protesters have been harassing anyone going into the clinic. the group doesn't believe it's breaking any laws by setting up just outside of the clinic's entrance. there's already a law that requires protesters to stay at least eight feet away from anyone's clients or workers entering a clinic. the group called 40 days for life is a nationwide anti-abortion group but san francisco supervisor david campos says that law, the current law, is not being enforced. >> the effort here is to really strike the right balance between the rights that people have to express themselves and the right balance of people, the right they have to access health care including reproductive health. >> we're not going away. anything that saves lives, saves babies is obviously bad for business because p
this to the political process. if people change their minds, we can implement through that mechanism. still, they're confident that both history and the law will be on their side. telling us today they feel a ruling is not only critical for same-sex couples looking for equal rights, but also for the next generation. >> they don't have to worry about being second-class citizens growing up. >>> also today, a group of influential doctors endorsed same-sex marriage. the american academy of pediatrics said it's in the best interests of children offering children long-term security, rights and benefits. the doctors made the declaration after four years of analysis and research. >>> the 20-year-old woman who said she was a rape victim last month at uc santa cruz has been officially charged with making a false report. she reported she was beaten and raped on campus in a mid afternoon attack. they stepped up police patrols, public meetings and an 11-day investigation. triplet had bruises on her body that day but investigators haven't discovered how she got them. >>> two oakland city council members, they
that attitudes have changed dramatically in recent times with the majority of americans now favoring same-sex marriage. the archbishop says he doesn't want to be defined by what he's against. he labels himself as someone who wants to preserve the traditional definition of marriage. he says no matter what happens on tuesday with the supreme court, he is calling for a civil debate. live in san francisco, monty franci francis. >> santa clara county held its second gun buy back of the year today but it was also part gang affiliation dropoff. teens came to drop off everything from clothing and shoes in dang colors to small weapons. the collection was held at the most holy trinity church in san jose as part of unity day. across town, more than 500 handguns, shotguns and rifles were collected. the founder of east side heros who co-hosted the event said the dropoff is in response to decades of gang violence in the area. >> a unique portion of our event is gang attire, gang color turn in, as well as pocket drives, brass knuckles, that kids themselves are motivated to bring in. we had the middle sc
pope will change much for him. >> definitely i think the administrative part of the church, but in terms of believing in the lord, it doesn't change that. >> there will be a special mass tonight to celebrate the pope's retirement. >> the justice department says gay marriage should be allowed in california and made that statement on the prop 8 case. the move does not come as a surprise after attorney general eric holder called it the last civil rights issue. the case before the court will be the first to directly confront the justices with the question whether the u.s. constitution gives gays and lesbians a right to marry. >>> according to a new field poll, 61% of california voters now approve of same-sex marriage. the number has steadily increased over time, especially since 2008 when voters passed the ban on same-sex marriage. the field poll indicates support for gay marriage is up in all demographics, young voters are leading the way. california gay marriage advocates hope the supreme court strikes down prop 8. but if they lose the legal battle, the field poll indicates t
have another hour to two hours with the time change to enjoy this tonight. and you can see mainly clear skies in san jose right now with some mid and also high level cloud cover. also up into san francisco, an incredible view here across downtown. we do have that fog just offshore. a bit of cloud cover. but generally here a fantastic evening shaping up. here's what we have happening right now. it's been very familiar, at least for winter. we've been so unusually dry in 2013. storm track is out here. plenty of rainfall. but it's 2,000 miles away. it's all going to continue to stream up into alaska and mainly canada. washington and oregon not even getting much rain the next couple of days. high pressure building offshore. that will keep it mild tuesday and wednesday. also a slight offshore wind that looks to keep those interior valleys the warmest. but it's not going to be warm everywhere. this will be another event where if you're headed to the coastline, you'll need to keep that jacket in the back seat. temperatures from the 50s and 60s there with patchy fog to start, but 60s and 70s in
about how the war changed his life. we'll tell you about a new lawsuit being filed in the bay area against former president george w. bush alleging the war violated international law. >>> a tragic military accident near reno, nevada, an explosion during a training exercise has killed seven marines and injured several more. military officials say a mortar exploded as it was being set off during a live fire training exercise at the hawthorne army depot. last night's tragic accident has prompted a worldwide moratorium on the specific weapon until it's been determined that weapon is safe enough to continue using. >>> bitter disappointment for dianne feinstein, her bill which creates a national ban on assault weapons was removed from the gun control legislation set to go before the full senate next month. senate majority leader harry reid told feinstein the ban will be offered as an amendment. experts say it had little chance of passage. feinstein awe co-authored the ban that expired after ten years. >>> there were gasps in ohio courtroom as a confessed high school shooter insulted his
quite a bit less there with .16. major changes coming our way this weekend. we're going to detail how warms thing could get. and we're always tracking the forecast on nbcbayarea.com. i'll be back in a few minutes. >>> tonight police say the drive by shoots of a teenager was likely gang related. investigators tell us the teen was walking near fisher middle school last night when he was shot by someone in a light colored suv. gang violence has already claimed the lives of two in san francisco this year. 18 gang-related homicides happened last year. coming up at 6:00, what the community is doing to crack down on gangs. >>> how did it get so far? an 83-year-old man has been found wandering around southern california today. the chp issued a silver alert to find him. he has early dementia. he was taken to the hospital to be evaluated. >>> it might be offensive, but it's legal. the woman behind those controversial bus ads in san francisco is condemning city leaders. the messages in those ads feature quotes from osama bin laden and others associating the word with jihad with violent musli
are going to see the weather pattern shifting yet again. it's been changing quite a bit. a lot of fluctuations without any major results in terms of rainfall. we have a system coming our way for wednesday and thursday. the key thing to remember about this one is it's going to break up as it gets closer. it will tap into southerly moisture and keep chances of showers in the forecast. throughout late friday, saturday, and sunday, a little bit of a stronger system. it's not entirely strong for our standards. again, strong enough it'll bring us our best chance of showers upcoming into the weekend for saturday and sunday. so let's get you into tomorrow. mainly 50s at the coastline, but for the interior valleys, not only are we going to look primarily at some 60s, we may have a few isolated 70s coming our way. a little breezy at the coastline. for tomorrow primarily, as we look at the overnight hours, that cold front is going to get closer. as we get that onshore flow, you can see the models picking up on a little bit of green. we may get some drizzle triggered out of this for tomorr
is doing to fight back against reservation no shows. >>> and a change on the way for san francisco's skyline. >>> transportation leaders broke ground on what will eventually be the tallest building on the west coast. it will stand 1,070 feet near first and mission in san francisco. it will be the seventh tallest building this the united states. the tower will be part of the new terminal to serve at the hub for 11 transit agencies and possibly high speed rail. it will replace the old terminal that was torn down in 2008. they say it will change the city's skyline dramatically. >> we will also mark that the central place in the city is our transit station. the developer handed him a check for $192 million for the property. both the tower and the terminal are set to open in about 2017. >>> the next time you reserve a table at a restaurant and don't show up, you may face public humiliation. red medicine, a restaurant specializing in vietnamese fusion. all the nice guests who wonder why restaurants overbook and have to wait for their reservations should thank people like those below. ow.
went up in smoke and his life changed forever. >> i remember a lot of smoke and heat. went outside, felt more than just exhausted. i felt like, you know, extreme nausea. something i never felt before. >> he says he thought he could walk it off. found out quickly he couldn't. >> i remember saying i was going to get up into the truck to lay down. i don't remember anything else after that. >> we have a firefighter down. we need ems. >> reporter: frank ryan, a 17-year san jose firefighter and 20-year paramedic had a heart attack. his colleagues attention quickly went from fighting a church fire to saving ryan's life. >> from what i understand my heart stopped at least three, four times. >> reporter: three to four times. two at the scene, two at the hospital if this happened somewhere else, outcome may be different. >> some of the reports were that he had died, different things. you know what? this is -- no. no way. >> reporter: battalion chief robert sabian was the incident commander that day. >> people followed their training, acted quickly and initiated care that saved ryan's life. >
tonight for the weather is the time change. spring forward begins tonight. 2:00 in the morning. if you don't want to wait until that time, as you go to bed tonight, clocks go forward one hour. that gives us the extra hour of daylight in the evening. i think you will appreciate it with the temperatures warming up. the evenings will be mrpleasant around the bay area. right now clear skies over much of the bay area. not much in the way of low clouds on the coast. high pressure builds in, skies clearing and drying after the week that brought two feet of snow. some of that rain and snow came through the bay area earlier this week. in the pacific, a pattern shift taking place. the water vapor satellite showing you the pineapple express, moving from hawaii up towards seattle, and atmospheric river aiming to the north. the high pressure is blocking that pattern, sending it up towards seattle. as this high moves over the west coast, this will lead to warming. we will get our temperatures up more tomorrow. i think the big warmup will be tuesday, wednesday and thursday. tri valley locations, areas so
in menlo park. the committee will decide tonight whether to make the zoning changes that would clear the way for one or more projects. the city is under court order to include high density housing in its new city plan. the largest proposal calls for more than 500 units on haven avenue just east of highway 10137. >>> jackie spears now calling for a federal investigation into why the army dropped rape charged against jeremy goulet. he's the man who gunned down do police officers. goulet should have been in jail, she says, opposed to being granted other than honorable discharge after allegedly raping two female officers. instead he left the army traveling to oregon and eventually ending up in santa cruz. today representative spear introduced the judiciary reform act which would strip commanders of their power to overturn the decisions of judges and juries. he shot and killed officers two week ago today. >>> and a judge entered a not guilty plea on behalf of james holmes. the man charged in the aurora, colorado, shooting spree. holmes is accused of killing 12 people and injuring dozens m
. >> it's been a good change. >> reporter: no one is saying these 43 men and women are the cure all for the department's problems. the brass admits there are still a lot of holes to plug but this, to them, is a big step. these officers will be supervised in their patrol cars when they hit the streets next week. then they will be on their own by the end of the summer. we're live in san jose, damian trujillo, nbc bay area news. >> boeing says its troubled 787 dreamliners could be back in the air within weeks. the lithium ion batteries in tokyo today admit they have not pinpointed the exact reason the jet's batteries repeatedly overheated but believe the fix will keep passengers safe. the new design has safety layers to prevent battery fires and contain any problem if a malfunction does occur. >>> it's happened again, another carnival cruise ship is having problems tonight. the latest issue happened aboard the carnival "legend." overnight the canceled a stop at grand cayman and began home to florida after a problem with the propulsion system. this comes after the carnival "dream" passe
. in the space of two days, twitter, which turned seven yesterday, has shown itself to be a major agent of change and something we should approach with a bit of caution. it's the photo seen around the internet. send in a tweet by a silicon valley tech worker calling out another tech worker for an offensive comment made at a santa clara tech conference. he was fired. and after the ensuing storm of tweets, two raunchy for us to show you, hit the first tech worker's twitter feed, she too was let go by her employer. >> it factors for your relationships with people. >> reporter: elizabeth drescher has been warning her students about this kind of thing. twitter, in its seven years of existence, has become a double-edged sword because it makes it so easy to reach out and touch someone. >> so be a listener first, which doesn't mean be a creepy lurk e, because that you will back fire too. but pay attention to what other people are saying before you start saying anything. >> reporter: reaching out via twitter is also the goal of the mountain view police department. sergeant mike fisher let us tagalong as h
bay nonprofit based on the belief that a bike can change the life of a poor or homeless person, but only if that bike works. it is a concept that is taking root both figuratively and tonight literally. >> let me tell you a little bit about good karma bikes. >> reporter: when jim gardner shakes the story of good karma bikes -- >> we provide safe, reliable bicycle transportation for people in need. >> reporter: of how it began and what it does to change lives -- >> it's about giving people a second chance, an opportunity. >> reporter: the idea quickly finds a place in people's hearts. a place on the map, though, is something good karma never had, at least until now. >> i think i can fix it. >> reporter: when we first met jim gardner, he was working out of a van, setting up and taking down his mobile bike shop every saturday in front of san jose's homeless shelter. >> what's your name, sir? >> reporter: still, he knew he was on to something. knew that fixing the bikes of homeless and teaching them how to do it themselves was something worthwhile. >> staggering number of people who
doing your job from home after one big company changes course and orders everyone back to the office. >>> good evening. we start with news that britain's queen elizabeth is in the hospital tonight. buckingham palace says the 86-year-old monarch was admitted for treatment of a stomach ailment and it has offered an upbeat assessment of her condition. the queen keeps up an active schedule and has been in remarkably good health, however, she fell ill late this past week. and tonight, all her official engagements have been called off. nbc's annabelle roberts is outside the hospital in london tonight with the latest on her condition. annabelle, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. officials at buckingham palace have told me that the queen is in good spirits, that she traveled here in a private car, not an ambulance. they want to dampen any sense of alarm. but given the queen's age, this illness must be taken seriously.
infection. nbc bay area news. >> i want the to turn it over to jeff ranieri to talk about the changes we will be seeing. jeff, the it was cool this morning and then a bit of snow. >> i know, i'm glad it's going the way it is. finally rainfall coming in the forecast. doppler radar scanning around. you are safe right now if you have plans you will stay dry. we have a winter storm warning up to 7:00 in the morning on wednesday where we could have anywhere from 9 to 12 inches from 4,000 feet and above. no doubt one of the strongest storm systems coming our way for this area. we have 61 right now in gilroy. let's go outside, and you can see clear skies, a lot of sunshine, it was a real great start to the work week. all the way up to san francisco, you will notice those clear conditions as well. right across the base, alcatraz on the left and a bit of traffic. let's go to the storm that we do expect to be arriving here as we go through tuesday. everyone will wake up with cloudy skies throughout the north bay pa eninsula. it will be a slow go to get the rain in here. as we head through tuesday
. let's check in. >> quite the change from around this time last night, we are seeing the rain pushing in. it's windy right now as high pressure is building in from the west. we are seeing temperatures mostly in the 50s and santa rosa jumping in the 50s. and down to 51 in livermore. through oakland and down towards sfo, the gusts are close to 40 miles an hour. 35 winds in novato, we should see the wind speeds come in. a slight risk of one more chance of showers and we will show you where coming up in our future cast, and hour by hour forecast. tomorrow, will be continued clearing, dry, gusty in the hills and then the headline, sunday into next week, warming temperatures we should see plenty of 70s in the forecast. right now, the radar is relatively dry, if you look off to the east, it's still snowing good there in the sierra a. that is great news. you have seen two feet of fresh powder in the sierra. you will see more tonight until midnight. once it's past midnight, travel to the high country is g we will have chain controls up tonight, through the weekend, if you want to check out the
the difference in the sunrise time, take the kids off to school in the morning, 7:26 thanks to the time change. lights adjusting have to get used to that the next several mornings. up a couple more degrees, trivalley locations, about the same. temperatures warmer toward pleasanton tomorrow. mid-70s in the forecast. low 70s again in the north bay, still hanging on to the 60s from san francisco, winds turn offshore, offshort middle part of the week, look at wednesday, at least get into upper 70s in the bay area, close to 80s, san jose. coastal clouds, ocean air conditioning, still looks rain free. next best chance for showers at this point will be sunday heading on into i think monday next week. we will start to see some of those showers possibly coming back in into early part of next week. >> all right. we will take summer around then go back to winter. >> yeah. thank you, rob. >>> bring in henry for comcast sports net a look what is going on now. hello, henry. >> hey, henry. >> hello, diane and terry. bic news happening in baseball. an ace in the a's starting rotation departs today's game earl
skies right now. look to west, more clouds filling in and changes ahead. we've got rain back in the 7-day forecast. will it arrive for the end of the weekend? we'll look at that when we come right back. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv starting at $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. >>> raising money for a cause close to his heart and talking about it for the first time. kimberly? >> delaini walker got involved with mothers against drunk drivers, his aunt and uncle went to new orleans to watch him play in the super bowl and shortly after that ended they were killed by a drunk driver. today he is signing autographs and taking pictures with fans in san carlos where a dinner tonight will be held to raise money for madd. if he can get
misty skies for a few areas, especially around the peninsula and coast. the bigger changes will arrive as we head into tuesday and wednesday, as a trough of low pressure starts to approach the coast. instead of this region of high pressure, that's had this run of day weather, the system right here will break things down and give us the chance, at least from about wednesday into friday, o of seeing a few passing showers from time to time. mostly, we'll be looking at partly cloudy skies. for parts of the north bay, especially, you'll see a chance of some passing showers for about two to three days. next weekend, keep a close eye on this cut offlow that will form and swing off down the coast. we could see rain as we get into saturday and early sunday. right now, as long as that moves inland across california, that is a possibility for next weekend. the nature of these cutoff lows, sometimes they can scoot through southern california. we'll see if this holds up. for the middle part of the week, you can see a chance for those isolated showers. tuesday into wednesday, there's really not a wh
, into sunday before we start to get larger changes. cool at the coast, 50s and 60s in the interior valleys. no 80s coming our way like we had on wednesday. our next best chance of rain is coming as we head throughout tuesday. we fast forwarded to the noon hour mainly cloud cover here. wednesday, wednesday morning. looks like we could have widespread coverage of rainfall, maybe a quarter to a half inch at this point. this is still several days out, time for it to change. there's also been model discrepancies, a decent chance of rain by the mid part of next week. for the morning hours, we'll start with 43 in santa rosa. 48 in san jose, and 52 in los gatos, just like we've had the past couple mornings, we'll start with the fog and get filtered sunshine in here throughout the afternoon, slightly above average in the south bay, 72 in san jose, cooler down to santa cruz with 67. 70 in palo alto. for the east bay, 74 in pleasanton. three-day forecast stays dry through sunday. the advertised rain we've been talking about comes back, as we head throughout late tuesday night of next week, spring arr
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